Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Smearing the smearer?

The Daily Beast's Michael Moynihan notes that all the histrionics over Ted Cruz's alleged "McCarthyism" kind of sounds like McCarthyism itself.

Cruz’s reckless rhetoric has been met with more reckless rhetoric, and the supposedly “McCarthyite” smears are countered with the smear of “McCarthyism.”

We should demand better of our elected representatives—and our pundits.